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Fox, Margaret

(1833–93). Most prominent of “The Fox Sisters.” B. Bath, Can.; moved to Hydesville, New York; claimed to have heard supernatural rappings with her sister Catherine (Kate) 1848; moved to Rochester, New York, with Mrs. Leah Fish, an older sister (or aunt), who took Margaret and Kate to NYC, where the last 2 acted as mediums and held séances; also appeared in other parts of US and in London, Eng.; became RC 1888 and declared spiritism* a fraud; later retracted her confession and returned to rappings for a living.

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